Tag Archives: Seniors

Seniors Show Us How To Live A Full Life

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old,” George Burns. Life is what we make it & age is just a number. We have been blessed to get to know some incredible seniors who prove just that. Whether they are walking across the country to promote peace or taking belly dancing […]

Social Experiment With Lonely 61 Year Old Celebrating Birthday Alone Made Whole Internet Cry

A 61-year-old man went to a restaurant to celebrate his birthday with his family. At least that’s what he thought he’d be doing. He arrived early and arranged everything. He made sure there were enough seats and plates, placed the cake on the table, even added some decorations and party hats. Then he sat down […]

Darla Shaw Shares Her Travel Stories

There is no doubt that 77-year-old Darla Shaw is an eccentric…and she is proud of that label. When she is not teaching as a full time college professor, She may be playing in her Kazoo and steel drum band… or attending her belly dancing class, or teaching Alzheimer awareness to middle school students, or traveling […]

Utah Police Officer Sings At Request Of Elderly Woman

One elderly lady had the morning of her life, just because of a very friendly police officer. But there’s more! One woman in Utah asked for help after her microwave went crazy on Saturday morning.  Officer Kristian Johnson was sent to her home to help. After fixing the microwave, the officer asked if he could […]

This 105-Year-Old Man Just Set a New Cycling World Record

It took nearly a century but Robert Marchand finally proved his former coach wrong. The 105-year-old set a world record by pedaling 14 miles in an hour. The 105-plus category was made specifically for him. The former firefighter was born in 1911. That’s one year before Titanic sank. He’s lived through two world wars before […]

Japanes Man Solves Impossible Puzzle After A Decade Trying

Akihara Toshiko-san, a 73 years old man from Osaka has been trying to solve one seemingly impossible puzzle for more than 10 years. Inside the offices of his family doctor, who he’s been seeing for the past ten years, sits this ring puzzle. At first glance it seems pretty easy to decipher, but after countless tries he […]

This Story About The Power Of Music Is Something Everyone Should See

A while ago we talked about a movie named Alive Inside. It’s a a joyous documentary showing the real power of music and how music can reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Plenty of people were inspired by this video and Emily, a 20-year-old is one of them. Here is her story: Emily has […]

The Pixel Painter

Ninety-seven year old Grandpa Hal Lasko has been working in graphic design ever since it was entirely done by hand. Long after he retired, his family introduced him to the classic Microsoft Paint. Ever since then, he spends around ten hours a day creating collision of pointillism and 8-Bit art one pixel at a time. […]

102-Year-Old Gets Herself Arrested For Her Bucket List

Edie Simms is one remarkable lady with an unusual bucket list. Being 102 years old, she has had many experiences in her life. However, getting arrested isn’t one of them. Thanks to some officers in St. Louis, she was able to finally cross that off. Edie spends her days creating items for the seniors in the Five Star Senior Center. […]

This WWII Veteran Is 108 Years Old. His Secret To A Long Life? NOT What I Was Expecting!

Even at 108 years old, America’s oldest living military veteran is enjoying the spotlight on his service and doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Richard Overton, an Army veteran of World War II now living in Austin, Texas, still enjoys cigars and whiskey. From The Houston Chronicle in November 2013: “He drives and walks without […]

Rome police cook diner for elderly couple heard crying

It was just a regular summer night in Rome when police got an emergency call saying loud cries are coming from the elderly couple’s apartment. When the officers arrived, they found a 94-year-old Michele and his 89-year-old wife Jole in tears. They weren’t crying because something bad happened, they cried because they were sad and lonely. […]

Old Man Shocks Everyone Performing Rock Song ‘Bodies’

These days, the only way to get any attention is to do something outrageous and unexpected. So when 82 year old man John Hetlinger started singing, or screaming, his cover of the heavy metal rock song ‘Bodies’ by Drowning Pool, viewers were intrigued. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfR5O2PXzfc

Grandma Tries Virtual Reality For The First Time

Back in the 90’s, gamers got a taste of virtual reality. But it was just plain awful. Finally, modern technology has caught up to our VR dreams. So how good is modern VR? Lucy and Kate had their grandma try out a Jurassic Park clip on their smartphone virtual reality headset. Her reaction? Priceless!